The head has a diameter of 1.5 cm. Now, it IS easy to get it back to the operational mode by holding both buttons down until the light flashes twice. Or that I’ll get too annoyed and will stop using it. When the battery gets low the buttons will flash to let you know it's time for a charge. Offline . ZL201220057767.4)- aero grade aluminum alloy- 1,5 meters impact resistance The Packaging and AccessoriesThe TINI wasn't sent to me in its official packaging, so i can't tell you how it is and what is included inside it. Usually charging cables are almost always included but I have several extras so not a big deal but may be to a novice who doesn’t have one with the micro “in” end. Weighs 15 gr.To follow, a dimensional comparison with a big BIC lighter and CR123A,with Cooyoo Quantum TIand with the TIP and NU05 which, though the small size, has been built to perform other jobs and cannot be attached as a keychain.To conclude this section, here is a comparison between the lenses. Battery life would drain and you’re left with a dead battery. Anyway – seems there’s a design problem. They are their own worst competitor. Maybe the TINI isn’t a technical upgrade from the TIP but the upgrade is in it’s teeny, tiny size and featherweight. It is electronically-switched so some parasitic drain should be expected, but it certainly shouldn't die within a week. I’m such a sucker for tiny lights and I need another one like another hole in my head but sometimes it’s not what you NEED but what you WANT. This model does not seem to have that problem. About Turbo light, even if briefly, it has to sell. I'm a little disappointed that the TIP 2 does not come in a high CRI version. I thought I would also try the smaller TINI 360, and ordered two - one for myself and one for a gift. After being on my neck for a quarter the light started failing. Thanks to saypat, at $21.00, it was a worthwhile purchase to add to my mini light collection. And won't expect ever from an object so small! According to official data of Nitecore, the modes have the following characteristics: The flashlight has 2 keys: one above, on which there are four horizontal lines, has the task of cycling modes while the one below, with a long click, turns on the flashlight or, with a single click, turn off. I want a TIP instead. My only negative thing I have to say is that the light is not as bright as my previous nitecore keychain light that was actually rated at lower lumens. This thing is a featherweight. If the light runs fine for 2 or 3 years is a good investiment for me. Reviewed in the United States on April 2, 2018. EDIT: Guess I’ll hold off ordering until I see what Trevi’s group buy comes up with. Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. Reminds me of the original TIP. I later realized the TIP charging cable works on the TINI - so I didn't need the charging cable after all, but now have two. Terry, thanks for the pictures. 10 posts / 0 new . It's a hassle. By turning off the flashlight with the button at the bottom, the mode will be stored. Did your box look like the second picture below? http://flashlight.nitecore.com/pdf/TINI_UM_EN.pdf, Flashlight Electronics - Batteries Included, Smoke and Fire, Hot Cells and Close Calls - The dangerous side of batteries, Flashlights & Parts, Accessories & Electronics, WTS: Flashlight Electronics - Batteries/Chargers Included, WTS: Headlamps, Spotlights & HID Flashlights, Other Personal Type Lights/Beyond Flashlights, WTS: Lasers, Night Vision, Electroluminescent, GID, Fixed, WTS: Transportation Lighting - Automotive, Motorcycles, Bicycles, WTS: Cameras, Accessories, Video Equipment, WTS: Custom Titanium & Exotic Metals Flashlights, Homemade and Modified Flashlights Discussion, CPF Custom Flashlight Builders and Modders, Personal Gadgetry & Non-flashlight Electronics, If this is your first visit, be sure to The TINI was sent to me as a preview before its official release, then the Nitecore not sent me the box with any accessories. - utilizes a CREE XP-G2 S2 LED to emit maximum 380 lumens, - utilizes bead surface optic lens for uniform and soft light, - intelligent Li-Ion protective circuit supports micro-USB charging, - 4 brightness levels selectable, with an instant access to turbo, - high efficient constant current circuit provides constant illumination, - integrated power indicator light display remaining battery power (Utility Model Patent, No. 30% off until Sunday at midnite – so it’s $21 with free shipping! The mode change button works intermittently, sometimes it notices a click sometimes it doesn’t. Mainly small lights; Lummi Wee, Lummi Raw, OTR M3, UTorch UT01, Eternalight, Tank007 E09, Jetbeam SF-R26, Astrolux EC01. Any read discrepancies relating to tests made on the same mode are due to a different positioning of the measuring equipment. The tree line is at 25 meters. I own about a dozen TIP, with the intergrated clip, it is much more versatile with more battery capacity and CRI option. On the last side of the flashlight, instead, there is a microUSB port for charging the. I am disappointed since I tough Nitecore was a reputable company. Frequent and inadvertent activation of turbo mode. HOWEVER- it will never be an EDC for me. In fact even the UI, although very similar, is different from that of the "big sister".This TINI no longer has the shortcut to the Low mode and, due to the small battery, also lost the ability to keep the Turbo turned on for a few seconds.We find again the dual mode (with one of the two, the LED turns off after 30 seconds), even with differents names.About Turbo light, even if briefly, it has to sell. But this 2-3 second delay before the light comes on is ridiculous. I guess it will fully break soon. Looks like $29.99 is it on pre-order. I have carried the Nitecore TIP for a long time and consider it one of the BEST small lights available. I’d get one if I didn’t have so many already. With the flashlight turned on or off, press and hold button above for more than one second to access the Turbo in momentary-on that will be turned off when you release the button. I certainly agree they do seem to compete with each other. I waited until the TIP 2017, which doesn't have that problem. Nice little light. I must say, I’m pretty impressed with this tiny light even though Nitecore stresses in it’s ALL METALLIC construction which Neil found out it’s not. Is really small and, on one side, there is a niche where there are two metal buttons which control the UI. Hello everyone, today I'll be reviewing the. You hold the power button for two seconds. I already own a TIP SS Tropical, and I absolute love it! The TINI SS comes in three stainless steel colors finish, jet black, glacier (white) and tropical (multi-color). I always carry two lights - a big one for daily use and a tiny one as a backup. There is now a small rubber insert over the charging port to improve waterproofness, but looks like great care should be exercised in order not to damage it. So if, knowing these details, you opt for this little micro-light, go for it. It's all on the instruction sheet which explains the operation fully. There are no special modes.According to official data of Nitecore, the modes have the following characteristics:- Turbo-> 380 lumens- High-> 145 lumens- Mid-> 38 lumens- Low-> 1 lumensThe flashlight has 2 keys: one above, on which there are four horizontal lines, has the task of cycling modes while the one below, with a long click, turns on the flashlight or, with a single click, turn off.The TINI has two modes, the Demo mode (DeM) and the Daily mode (DaM). As for the performance of this little light, it is superb after you get used to holding the "ON' button down for a few seconds before the light actually illuminates. The spill, with the spot facing the infinite in the horizontal plane, part from about 30 cm from the feet.Personal ConsiderationsThis TINI is Very small, even more than the compact TIP .The differences do not stop only to dimensions, of course. Did you test for water resistance to failure? REVIEW: Nitecore TINI Keychain Flashlight. For the rest, it is the ideal purchase for lovers of things very small and light, just look at the picture below where you can clearly see that it is slightly larger than the top joint of my thumb, but very powerful. In case you don't already know, this blog exclusively reviews products that are in black, the jet black version is the one reviewed in this article. It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness. The differences do not stop only to dimensions, of course.